1. What To Do When Purses and Bags Cause Back Pain

    In some cases, back pain has a clear cause. Whiplash from a car accident, taking a hard fall, and other personal injury accidents can all lead to back pain — but not all back pain has such clear causes. Everyday concerns like poor posture can just as easily bring about acute and chronic back pain …Read More

  2. Maximizing Your Medical Spa Treatments This Winter

    The cold winter months bring with them a host of concerns when it comes to your skin. The freezing temperatures, biting wind, and sporadic snow all work together to cause extensive damage — and not just to exposed skin, but all over the body. Dry, itchy, flaky skin is the norm this time of year, b…Read More

  3. Helping Your Child’s ADHD Naturally

    Every parent has had that moment where the noise and the chaos causes tunnel vision — all you can see are the toys strewn about, all you can hear is a high-pitched yell, and all you can see is your child standing in the middle of it all. While we sincerely hope this isn’t the norm, but take comf…Read More

  4. Think You Need Back Surgery? The Case For Finding Alternatives

    When you experience constant or ongoing back pain, it’s easy to reach the point at which any solution sounds like a good idea, if only to provide you with relief. In many cases, a back pain specialist may suggest surgery to bring about the relief sought. However, it’s important to go into any po…Read More

  5. Side Sleeper Struggles — Fighting Pain Caused By Poor Sleep Postures

    There are few better feelings than gently waking up on your own — no blaring alarm, no pets whining, no kids playing loudly — after a solid eight hours of sleep. Right? If you find that feeling hard to come by, don’t immediately jump to blaming your kids or your playful pup. Sure, they may pla…Read More

  6. Strength Training, Exercise, and Pain Management – Exercising Safely After An Injury

    Any injury, no matter how small, calls for change to your usual habits. Dealing with carpal tunnel syndrome may mean adjusting your desk’s ergonomic setup. Recovering from a sprained ankle means staying off that limb for a time. As you heal and your pain diminishes, it’s understandable that you …Read More

  7. Protecting Your Joints: The Value In Changing Up Exercise Routines

    Do you have a strict fitness routine, something you manage to stick to even when on vacation or around the holidays? Great! Half the battle toward better health is finding a routine that you can — and will — stick to. That routine is going to better help you get out and care for your health even…Read More

  8. Fighting Fibromyalgia: Taking A Whole-Body Approach

    From chronic pain to unending fatigue, the symptoms of fibromyalgia are particularly frustrating for those who suffer. Not only can it be difficult to carry on normal daily tasks when you suffer from fibromyalgia, but it can also be disheartening to hear from your doctor that there is no real cure o…Read More

  9. Bikini-Ready by Summer? Why Winter Is The Best Time To Start CoolSculpting

    During the cold, blustery months of winter, the thought of a hot summer day can feel a million miles away. Before we know it though, swimsuit season will be back upon us. Perhaps the holidays were a busy time for you. You might not have been able to stick to your normal eating and exercise regime. M…Read More

  10. Exercising While Healing: Can You?

    Here at Senara Health and Healing Center & Spa in Peoria, we have countless patients who utilize our physical therapy services to aid in the healing process. Whether you were injured in an auto accident or experience chronic pain (like headaches or sciatica), physical therapy can quicken your re…Read More